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2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 27, 2017

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2017 recipients of its highest honors, the Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. more >>


bassmasters

2018 Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing Opens With Start Of Bassmaster Elite Series

January 22, 2018

The Bassmaster Elite at Lake Martin presented by Econo Lodge is held in Alexander City, Alabama, from February 8-11. more >>


Montgomery

Montgomery Lays Out Schedule of Sports Events for 2018

January 22, 2018

With more exciting events planned for 2018 than ever before, Montgomery lives up to its reputation as Capital Cool. more >>


Outdoor

Outdoor Industry Event Lists Education Offerings

January 18, 2018

The Outdoor University education schedule, to be presented at the latest event, has been posted. more >>



SnoCo

Open Up to Adventure: Snohomish County

January 19, 2018

Open yourself up to adventure in Snohomish County, Washington. It’s the perfect backdrop for any sports event, and it’s perfectly accessible as... more >>


Harford

Visit Harford County, Maryland, and Create Your Memories

January 10, 2018

Welcome to Harford County, Maryland, a great place to live, visit, shop, play and dine. And whether you’re looking to create memories that have to... more >>


Quidditch

Make This Your 2018 Sports Event Destination

December 13, 2017

Our predictably sunny days and hardworking Experience Columbia SC Sports team pair perfectly to provide an ideal planning experience for anything... more >>


LER1

Coast In For the Win

November 20, 2017

With top-notch sports facilities, roomy accommodations and a central location, the Alabama Gulf Coast is a sports destination like none other. more >>


OKC1

Oklahoma City: A Whole New Landscape to Experience

October 16, 2017

Oklahoma City is a comfortably smaller market that’s big on sports. With quality venues, affordable rates and a friendly atmosphere, OKC is one of... more >>



Mossy Oak

Mossy Oak Claims Title Sponsorship Of Bassmaster High School Fishing Series

January 22, 2018

Mossy Oak, the Official Camo Pattern of B.A.S.S., has signed on as the title sponsor of the organization’s fast-growing high school bass fishing... more >>


GoogleCloud

Google Cloud Named Official Cloud of the NCAA

January 15, 2018

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has announced Google Cloud as its official cloud provider. more >>


USA_Waterski

USA Water Ski Announces 2018 Club Insurance Program Renewal

December 11, 2017

USA Water Ski and Integro Entertainment & Sport have announced the renewal of the USA Water Ski Club Insurance Program. more >>


ASA

Sportfishing Industry Association President and CEO to Retire in March 2018

October 23, 2017

The American Sportfishing Association’s (ASA) President and CEO, Mike Nussman, has announced that he will retire as of March 31, 2018. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 25, 2017
America’s 50th State Opens Its Sporting Doors to the World   

By: Michael Popke

Once renowned for hosting the Pro Bowl (the National Football League’s annual all-star game at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu for more than 30 years)... More>>


blank Case study | September 25, 2017
SoCal Atmosphere in a Suburban Los Angeles Destination   

By: Michael Popke

Conejo is Spanish for rabbit, and although organizers don’t see many rabbits in the area these days, Southern California’s Conejo Valley is... More>>


blank Case study | September 25, 2017
Play in the Land of Possibilities   

By: Peter Francesconi

The domain name of “www.playportlandtexas.com” says it all. “We want people to Play Portland because we have so much to offer,” says Mona... More>>


White Papers

Whitepaper | December 17, 2012
Breaking Down the Barriers for Women on and off the Sports Field   

As the Olympic Games celebrates historic achievements in gender equity, Ernst & Young launches new white paper on enhancing diversity in sports,... More>>


Whitepaper | November 20, 2012
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics 2011-12 Research Grants Initiative   

In May 2011, the Knight Commission announced a new initiative to fund research on policy issues in college sports. The program was intended to... More>>


Whitepaper | February 13, 2012
Sports Betting and Corruption   

The glorious uncertainty of sport and the honesty and upright image of athletes are popular and motivational values that risk being undermined unless... More>>



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Articles

Openwaterswimming Article | February 8, 2017
Bid Cities Racing to Clean Up Their Acts in Time for IOC Decision

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Following concerns about Rio’s open-water venues, candidate cities for 2024 are working to clean up their waterways. Some of the bait being dangled...   More>>


Lead Article | February 8, 2017
Getting the Lead Out: Will It Affect Sport Fishing Events?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

A late-in-the-day order by outgoing President Barack Obama, banning lead fishing tackle and ammunition, has the fishing and hunting communities up in...   More>>


WomenMarathon Article | November 30, 2016
Travel Agents Team with Athletes to Market Destinations, Events

By: Michael Popke

The destination marathon, one of the hottest trends in sports travel, is on the radar of savvy travel agents these days. And if planners of...   More>>


Champions Article | November 18, 2016
2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Sports Destination Management Team

In each issue of SDM, we examine the unique relationship between event organizer and host city. In this issue, we celebrate it. Our Champions of...   More>>



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